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  • L – Lateral medulla is the site of lesion for crossed patterns of sensory disturbance.
  • E – Each side of the face and the opposite side of the body are affected by the lesion.
  • S – Small lesions in the lateral medulla damage both the ipsilateral descending trigeminal tract and the ascending spinothalamic fibers.
  • I – Ipsilateral descending trigeminal tract and ascending spinothalamic fibers are affected by the lesion.
  • O – Opposite arm, leg, and hemitorso are subserved by the damaged fibers.
  • N – Neurologically, a lesion in the tegmentum of the pons and midbrain causes contralateral pansensory loss.

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